Re: [PATCH -v2 0/4] EFI 1:1 mapping

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Jun 19 2013 - 08:52:52 EST

* Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxx>
> Hi all,
> this is just a snapshot of the current state of affairs. The patchset
> starts to boot successfully on real hardware now but we're far away from
> the coverage we'd like to have before we even consider upstreaming it.

Looks pretty clean.

> And yes, considering the sick f*ck EFI is, we're keeping the 1:1 mapping
> optional and off by default (you need to boot with "efi=1:1_map" to
> enable it).

I hope making it a weird boot option is not the end plan, there's little
point in _not_ enabling 1:1 mappings by default eventually: the 1:1
mapping is supposed to emulate a "Windows compatible" EFI environment
better and is expected to work around certain EFI runtime crashes.


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